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Jump-starting T Cells In Skin Cancer

...vironment of the tumor such that other T cells can snap out of their stupor and attack the tumor. ...

Anthrax inhibitor counteracts toxin, may lead to new therapeutics

... a single site. "Think about how two Lego blocks snap together. A brick with four studs can interlock with a brick with four holes. These bricks will grip together better than if they had only one stud and one hole," says Jeremy Mogridge, Canada Research Chair and assistant professor of Laboratory Medic...

How sperm crack the whip

... a steady swimming undulation to the whip-cracking snap that thrusts them into an egg. The finding opens a new research pathway that the researchers said could help scientists both recognize new forms of male infertility and design new contraceptives to thwart sperm entry into the egg. What's more, they ...

Breaks in hibernation help fight bugs

... Disease Dynamics. However, animals regularly snap out of their torpor, and become fully active. But such sudden breaks from slumber eat into much of the animal's stored energy reserves, and it is not fully clear why the animals need to wake up, and how often Some scientists think the answer lie...

Genetic snooze button governs timing of spring flowers

...d growing season." When that is the case, a cold snap can fool sugar beets, for example, into flowering, a process that can ruin the crop by redirecting nutrients from the valuable root to the production of seeds and flowers. And although Amasino and his group have demystified some of the molecular un...

What animals can tell us about hemorrhage, organ transplants and aging

...p can lie on the shore like brittle skeletons, but snap back to life when placed in water? Naked mole rats can live for 28 years but their mice cousins live only three? Birds live longer than their ultra-high metabolic rates would predict? Matthew T. Andrews of the University of Minnesota Duluth and Ha...

Fighting like a girl or boy determined by gene in fruit flies

...prefer lunges; they rear up on their back legs and snap their forelegs down hard ?sometimes nailing an opponent that is slow to retreat. The flies undergo a major role reversal when the male and female gene versions are switched. With a feminine fruitless gene, male flies adopt more ladylike tactics, m...

Origin of inherited pain disorder pinpointed

...rve cell caused by a nerve impulse, these channels snap open, allowing sodium to flow across the cell memb...upted the ability of the sodium channel to rapidly snap shut, prolonging activation of the peripheral nerves in which the channels functioned. What's more, ...

Post oak grasshoppers emerging

...mer is still not sure what the Easter weekend cold snap will do to the grasshoppers' population, but he wants to study that too. Junek said they were still crawling up the side of house on April 8, even though their numbers were reduced. ...

Trusting your instincts leads you to the right answer

...nt Biology, shows that, in some cases, instinctive snap decisions are more reliable than decisions taken using higher-level cognitive processes. Participants, who were asked to pick the odd one out on a screen covered in over 650 identical symbols, including one rotated version of the same symbol, actual...

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